Monthly Archives: January 2009

Orecchiette with Roasted Broccoli and Walnuts

I didn’t think this recipe would be that tasty, but boy was it! And it was sooo easy. I couldn’t find orechhiette pasta, so I substituted shells. They worked just fine. I think I could have added more broccoli, but … Continue reading

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Cream of Tomato Soup

It snowed here yesterday, so…..dinner was Cream of Tomato Soup with grilled cheese sandwiches! What is so special about this soup, however is…it’s made from a jar of pasta sauce!! I didn’t tell Toby this on purpose, and waited to … Continue reading

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Buttermilk Potato Cakes

I came across this recipe in a magazine (it’s in an ad for Ore-Ida), and decided to try it. This is the second time I have used these potatoes, and these potato cakes turned out well. The recipe says that … Continue reading

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Corn Cakes

One of my favorite shows is “Diners, Drive-In’s, and Dives”, which comes on the Food Network, I believe. There usually isn’t a whole lot of vegetarian food on there, but it’s still fun to watch. A couple of weeks ago … Continue reading

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Cheesy Scalloped Potatoes

I can’t tell what magazine this recipe came from, but it *might* be from Southern Living. Anyway, here’s another recipe that calls for premade Alfredo sauce (love it!). This one is easy- basically you just slice your potatoes (no peeling … Continue reading

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Product Review: Romano’s Macaroni Grill Restaurant Favorites Creamy Basil

Whew! What a title! I saw this on the grocery shelf, read the ingredients, and sure enough, it’s vegetarian. I used Quorn Tenders instead of real chicken, and Silk soy milk instead of the milk. The little kit comes with … Continue reading

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Sweet-bean Piroshki

Toby actually found this recipe in a parenting magazine we both read, called Cookie. I was a little confused as to what you would serve WITH these little bean things. I eventually decided on mashed potatoes and a salad. These … Continue reading

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